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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No. 04.11.16-AlumniHOF
April 11, 2016

College to Host Alumni Hall of Fame Induction on April 22

The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, April 22.

The college’s Alumni Hall of Fame was established to honor and recognize College of the Canyons alumni who have made outstanding professional achievements and served the surrounding community and/or college in a significant way. 

Each year the Alumni Hall of Fame also honors Outstanding Friends of the college who have supported COC in a significant way.

The Rising Star Recent Alumni award is being introduced this year to recognize those individuals who have achieved significant professional success within 10 years of their graduation date. 

Being inducted into the College of the Canyons Alumni Hall of Fame’s 2016 class will be:

 Dr. Rachael Ostrom Sachar, Class of 2001 — Outstanding Alumna
DVM, CVA, Twin Oaks Equine Veterinary Services 

 Nicholas A. Lentini, Class of 1989 — Outstanding Alumnus
Managing Partner, Lentini Insurance & Investments

 Jessica Maganda, Class of 2011 — Rising Star Recent Alumna
Critical Care Nurse, Glendale Adventist Medical Center

 Jonathan Gonzalez, Class of 2011 — Rising Star Recent Alumnus
News Reporter, 9News Denver

 Robert and Diane Benjamin — Outstanding Friends

“Our distinguished alumni demonstrate the power of possibility that is inherent in the College of the Canyons experience,” said Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook. “It is here that students unlock their potential and receive the education, training, and self confidence that prepare them for continued success.”

The College of the Canyons Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, in the lobby of the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center located on the college’s Valencia campus (University Center Drive entrance).

The cost to attend the luncheon is $25, with tickets available for purchase through the COC Foundation.

Visitors to the Valencia campus can also view the college’s Alumni Hall of Fame Wall, located on the first floor of Canyons Hall, during regular business hours.

For more information or to purchase tickets please contact the COC Foundation at (661) 362-3434 or visit www.cocfoundation.com​.


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